Posts in Category: Mary’s Blog

September 20

A Thought: the Sounds of a Saturday morning. The calls of the birds–one mate to another; the ‘caw’ of a crow; the distinctive blue jay. These are followed by the cars on a nearby highway; the plane in the air; and the train in the distance. All are busy at their work. Soon the mower will start, the laundry machine, […]

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September 19

A Thought: implement as many of these as possible and make it a great day! Then, pray for those who are struggling today. 1 Thes.5:11 “Praise and pray for one another.”

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September 18

A Thought: Conversations. It’s simple—The most effective conversations are the ones we have with someone, rather than about someone. But before you talk to that person, talk to God. THAT will make the convo the most effective of all! James 1:5-6 ” If any lacks wisdom, let him ask God who will give all guidance…”

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September 17

A Thought: The Background. When our church had a fire drill last month, the one thing which startled us in the training beforehand, was those of us on staff couldn’t recall exactly where all the fire extinguishers or pull alarms were. They had become a part of the background—we passed them in the hallways everyday, but didn’t SEE them. Do […]

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September 16

A Thought: “Good Morning, Lord! There’s nothing I want to do today without You. There’s nothing I want to say today which does not reflect Your Spirit. This day, Lord, fill me with Your wisdom, compassion, and grace that all who see me, see YOU! Amen.” Matt.5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” 

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September 15

A Thought: Life’s surprises. Sometimes events occur in life which catch us “off guard.” Other times, events happen which we feel unprepared to cope. These times call upon us to draw deep from within our faith and trust our God to guide us through it. What greater resource could we have than our Lord who is not only wise, but […]

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